Field of Practice:
Music / Sound
Sept 2000 - Feb 2001
Born 1965 in Calama/Chile.
Héctor Moro studied composition and percussion at the Universidad Catolica de Chile in Santiago de Chile. Later, he studied composition with Mathias Spahlinger and percussion with Bernhard Wulff at the Musikhochschule Freiburg/Germany.
He received many grants and scholarships (DAAD, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Künstlerhof Schreyahn, Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Bellagio Center of the Rockefeller Foundation) as well as commissions from the Ensemble Modern, the SWR Vokalensemble, the Neue Vocalsolisten, the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, the Sonic-Art Quartett, and the Pro Helvetia Stiftung. In 2012, Héctor Moro won the second prize at the 57. composition prize of Stuttgart.
Through his work with Uwe Dierksen, Wolfgang Stryi, Sascha Armbruster or Johanna Borchert, he has been doing an exhaustive research into the realms of Improvised and Electronic Music. Héctor Moro was a lecturer for Experimental Music at Berlin University of the Arts in Berlin/Germany, where he is currently living.